This was one of the stories used in the film O. Henry's Full House (1952). In the original, two struggling young artists live in a tiny apartment in the Village that would probably go for $3700 a month these days. One is ill and has a fragile grasp on life for which her metaphor is the leaves of ivy on the wall as the winter wind takes them one by one. Hollywood turned the roommate into a little girl and the leaves of ivy became leaves on a tree and on and on. The author's real name was Sidney... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: audio book, fiction, O.Henry Source: www.storyspieler.com
LibriVox recording of Waifs and Strays, by O. Henry These 12 O. Henry stories all deal with waifs and strays in one way or another; people who have somehow become adrift in the current of life. Will they find their way on their own or be helped by kind hearted folk or perhaps, stay a waif and stray, somehow outside the normal life of society? All naturally have the wonderful O. Henry beautiful way with words and people. So if you are in the mood to enjoy some sensuous sounds and convoluted... Topics: o.henry, shortstories, librivox, audiobook Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The seventh podcast from Story Euphoria, the podcast and blog celebrating the power and art of stories. This week's episode features a Thanksgiving Day tale from O. Henry. Visit www.storyeuphoria.com for more. Topics: story, fiction, storytelling, literature, Thanksgiving, O. Henry
JUSTICE-OF-THE-PEACE Benaja Widdup is relaxing in the afternoon when he sees the cart of Ransie and Ariela Bilbro approaching. They want a divorce. The Justice is uncertain as to whether that is within his authority or not but reasons if he can hitch people he should be able to reverse the process. Besides, there is $5 cash money on the table. That five dollar bill is a minor character in the story and the reader is advised to keep track of it. Topics: O.Henry, audio books, fiction, divorce, humor Source: www.storyspieler.com
Chunk McGowan was a big brawling Irish laborer and Ikey Schoenstein was a druggist. They shared a landlord, Mr. Riddle, and they were both in love with his daughter, Rosy. Chuck wants Rosy to elope with him and she keeps putting him off. He goes to Ikey for a love-philtre to push the maiden along not knowing that Ikey was a silent but nonetheless earnest competitor. In researching this story I found that among Sidney Porter's (aka O. Henry) many occupations that he'd once been a druggist. Topics: O.Henry, Love-Philtre, romance, love, fiction Source: www.storyspieler.com
Winter is a coming in and Soapy must leave his park bench and seek refuge on the Island (Riker's) where the cells are warm and the meals regular. Try as he might he just can't seem to get arrested. A modern gentleman seeking to emmulate the fictional Soapy appeared in an article in the 2nd Business Section of the New Yorks Times for Sunday Jan 7, 2007. The text for this story may be found at www.gutenberg.org Topics: Soapy, O.Henry, Cop and Anthem Source: www.storyspieler.com
LibriVox recording of THE FOUR MILLION, by O. HENRY The man with the surprise endings: that was O. Henry's trademark. This is the second published collection of short stories by O. Henry originally released in 1906. There are twenty five stories of various lengths including several of his best known works such as "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Cop and the Anthem". The book's title refers to the then population of New York City where many of the stories are set. Some society... Topics: librivox, audiobook, o. Henry, short stories Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Five Beloved Stories by O. Henry Read by Phil Chenevert O. Henry wrote over 600 short stories. Naturally I have my personal top 20 stories that just seem to stand out because of their form, writing style and ability to convey real personalities in a very few words. From these 20 I've chosen five that seem outstanding examples of the short story art form. Stories like The Gift of the Magi; The Cop and the Anthem; Man about Town; A Cosmopolite in a Cafe and Mammon and the... Topics: o.henry, short story, librivox, audiobook, portter Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
This earliest comic version of the Cisco Kid would have been based solely on the radio show. The later version by Dell would have been more influenced by the television program. Dell Comics published 41 issues of The Cisco Kid from 1950 to 1958. For a Free Download of Comic Books based on Movie and TV Western Cowboy Stars such as: Buck Jones, Cisco Kid, Durango Kid, Gene Autry, Hopalong Cassidy, John Wayne, Johnny Mack Brown, Lash LaRue, The Lone Ranger, Rocky Lane, Roy Rogers, Tim Holt, Zane... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Cisco Kid, comics, cbr, western, O Henry,
Short Story: The Cop and The AnthemOriginal Writer: O. Henry___________________________Uploaded By: Mayank Saxena " Honey"Agra, India___________________________ Topics: TheCopandTheAnthem, Cop, Anthem, O.Henry, O. Henry, Henry, Mayank Saxena, Mayank, Honey, AGRA, INDIA
A FREE downloadable audio recording of A New Microbe, a short story written by O.Henry, read by Sathyaish Chakravarthy. To read this story, please visit http://sathyaish.net/stories/ANewMicrobe.aspx For more free audio programs, please visit http://sathyaish.net/voice/ Topics: free, audio, story, O Henry, sathyaish, english, literature
Two grifters decide to introduce the phonograph to South America. They meet the assistant to the President whose graft is that of being the only honest man in the country. They become involved in his attempt to put down a revolution before it starts. The story contains racial slurs of which I've removed the most objectionable. I don't know whether it is worse to leave in the remainder or to join the collective amnesia that tries to pretend such language couldn't be heard on every street corner.... Topics: phonograph, O.Henry, South America, humor, audio book
Genre/Form:FictionMaterial Type:Fiction, Audio book, etc.Document Type:Sound RecordingAll Authors / Contributors:O Henry; Gene Tierney; James ThurberISBN:0881420964 9780881420968OCLC Number:43481560Performer(s):Gene Tierney stars in O. Henry's classic story.Description:1 sound cassette : analog.Details:Sound cassette.Series Title:Old time radioOther Titles:You could look it upResponsibility:by O. Henry. You could look it up / by James Thurber.Abstract:O. Henry tells a bittersweet story of a... Topics: O Henry, The Gift of the Magi, OTR, Gene Tierney
This was one of the O.Henry stories in the 1952 film "O.Henry's Full House". It is about a pair of crooks trying to raise a grubstake for a big swindle. They kidnap the son of a rich man in a rural Alabama town and it proves to be their downfall. In the film version Sam was played by Fred Allen and Bill by Oscar Levant. This file was updated Mar 2011. The file that was replaced had an incomplete ending. The text for this story may be found at www.gutenberg.org Topics: O.Henry, Red Chief, humor, audio books, fiction, crooks Source: www.storyspieler.com
As a child, on radio and later television I knew the Cisco Kid as "O. Henry's famous Robin Hood of the old west." The character only appears in one story and this is it. He is more infamous than famous. Whether he is intended to be Hispanic or not is never spelled out. Topics: audio books, fiction, Cisco Kid, O. Henry, old west, killers Source: www.storyspieler.com
Americans love rogues. O.Henry gave us Jimmy Valentine, the master safecracker with a heart of gold. Jimmy has fallen in love, gone straight, become a successful businessman and now must risk all and crack one more safe to save a life. The text for this story may be found at www.gutenberg.org Topics: crime, safecracker, O.Henry, Jimmy Valentine, audio books, fiction, love Source: www.storyspieler.com
A FREE downloadable audio recording of After Twenty Years, a short story written by O.Henry, read by Sathyaish Chakravarthy. To read this story, please visit http://sathyaish.net/stories/AfterTwentyYears.aspx for more free audio programs, please visit http://sathyaish.net/voice Topic: free, audio, story, O Henry, sathyaish, english, literature
While the air was still tinged with the emerald of St. Patrick's Day, Irish storyteller Ronnie Lowrey came to enchant us with the magic of her voice. She can weave a narrative worthy of being wound around an initial in the Book of Kells itself. So come sit awhile and listen to how stories ought to be told. Topics: Kate Chopin, O Henry, Eamonn Kelly, Allison Lupton, Mary-Eileen McClear, The Story Barn
Ibadat - Hindi translation of O Henry's A service of love in voices of Archana Chaoji, Anubhav Priy and Salil Verma; music by Padm Singh Topics: Ibadat, Hindi, O Henry, A service of love, Padm Singh, Archana Chaoji, Anubhav Priy, Salil Verma
An alphabet of literature from A to Z, mostly short stories with a few poems. THE ADMIRAL by O. Henry THE BEST SAUCE by P. G. Wodehouse CHEERFUL -- BY REQUEST by Edna Ferber A DARK HORSE by Will Lillibridge ERIC HERMANNSON'S SOUL by Willa Cather THE FOUR FISTS by F. Scott Fitzgerald THE GREAT HUNT by Carl Sandburg THE HOUR AND THE GHOST by Christina Rossetti I WANT TO KNOW WHY, by Sherwood Anderson JOHN HENRY IN A STREET CAR by Hugh McHugh KAZUMA'S REVENGE by Algernon Bertram THE LULL by Saki... Topics: Freeman, Poe, Fitzgerald, Carryl, Wodehouse, O. Henry, Ferber, Cather, Fitzgerald, Sandburg,...
Ek Vichitra Kahani is the Hindi translation of A Strange Story written by O Henry. This story is narrated by Anurag Sharma from Pittsburgh for Suno Kahani Topics: Ek Vichitra Kahani, Hindi, story, audio, o henry, Anurag Sharma, Smart Indian
LibriVox recording of Essays and Literary Studies, by Stephen Leacock. Read by TriciaG. A collection of wry looks at literature, education, and other social phenomena by Canadian humourist and economics professor, Stephen Leacock. (Summary by TriciaG) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, essays, Charles Dickens, O. Henry, King Charles II, literature, education,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
More than 100 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students from the O. Henry Middle School in Austin, Texas, learn about living and working in space by asking questions of Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank and Flight Engineers Don Pettit and Andre Kuipers aboard the International Space Station on Tuesday, April 3. Topics: Where -- Austin, Where -- Texas, NASA, ISS, Expedition, 30, Burbank, Pettit, Kuipers, O. Henry... Source: http://youtu.be/ZmvRgcDfDDc
83. Bruce and Stephen talk about O. Henry's short story, "Whistlin' Dick's Christmas Stocking." In this story set in the early 20th centrury, Henry takes us down the levee from New Orleans to a hobo jungle, where Boston Harry and his gang of tramps are plotting, like the Grinch, to steal Christmas. Will Whistlin' Dick be able to foil their evil scheme? Tune in to find out!This week in Louisiana history. Dec. 20 1803 United States Commissioners W.C.C. Claiborne and James... Topics: Louisiana Antholgy, Louisiana Anthology Podcast, O. Henry, Whistlin' Dick's Christmas Stocking,...
LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 043: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. Details of the source texts and readers may be found on the LibriVox catalogue page for this item. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available Topics: librivox, audio book, short stories, humour, humor, Twain, Wilkie Collins, Saki, Jerome,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Story "anokhi kalakriti" is Hindi translation of O Henry's "The last leaf" in voice of Archana Chaoji for weekly podcast of "Bolti Kahaniyan" on Radio Playback India Topics: English, Story, anokhi kalakriti, Hindi, translation, O'Henry, The last leaf, Archana Chaoji,...
A collection of international tales, some scary, some not for October reading. All contents from Project Gutenberg's vast online library of public domain works. The Cone, by H. G. Wells â pg 2 Francis Woolcott's Night Riders by Charles Skinner - 18 The Wind in the Rose-Bush, by Mary W. Freeman - 19 Under the Dome, by Waldo Frank - 46 A Small Beginning, by Susan Coolidge - 63 The Catskill Witch, by Charles Skinner - 73 Adventure of the Noble Bachelor, by Sir Arthur C. Doyle - 75 The Smiler, by... Topics: Short stories, folklore, horror, humor, adventure, H.G.Wells, Susan Coolidge, Mary Wilkins Freeman,...
LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 045: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. Details of the source texts and narrators may be found on the LibriVox catalogue page for this item. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available Topics: librivox, audiobook, short stories, Wodehouse, O. Henry, Jack London, Rex Beach, Grant Allen,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox's Short Story 056: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members, including stories by Tolstoy, Gelett Burgess, Oscar Wilde, O. Henry and a number of American women writers. For further information, including authors, links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover and other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit... Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, short stories, mystery, murder, Huffaker, Wilkins-Freeman, Tolstoy,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 044: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. This collection includes stories by, amongst others, Wodehouse, Wells, Daudet, Henry, Haggard, Saki, London, Tarkington and Poe. Full details of text sources, authors and readers may be found on the LibriVox catalogue page for this item. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available Topics: librivox, audio books, short stories, Poe, Conan Doyle, Tarkington, Jack London, Daudet, Haggard,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Alexander Jessup (editor). Read by David Wales. Eighteen short stories by famous and little known authors compassing the period 1839 - 1914. The editor's very extensive introduction is omitted from this Librivox audio book. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this... Topics: librivox, audiobook, short story, short stories, 19th century, humor, humorous, George Pope Morris,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text